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The FIT allocates CHF 50’000 to Little Yeti

Little Yeti has obtained a loan Digital Seed of CHF 50’000 from the FIT. The young start-up offers an online service that develops and markets personalised story books for children aged from 0-5 years old. Created using intelligent algorithms, the books offer an unprecedented narrative and user experience.

The FIT allocates CHF 100’000 to Bionomous

Bionomous has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. The EPFL based start-up combines innovative micro-engineering design and machine learning methods to develop devices that automatically sort zebrafish eggs, which are commonly used in genetics, development and behavioural biology, and toxicology.

The FIT allocates CHF 100’000 to CompPair Technologies

CompPair Technologies has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). Originating from the EPFL Laboratory for Processing of Advanced Composites (LPAC), the start-up brings on the market healable and sustainable composite material solutions to improve circularity.

The FIT allocates CHF 100’000 to Clearspace

ClearSpace has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. The Vaud-based start-up develops a service capable of eliminating deficient low-orbiting satellites.

The FIT allocates CHF 100’000 to EarlySight

EarlySight has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. Based at the EPFL Innovation Park, the start-up develops a medical device to help doctors detect and treat eye diseases at an early stage.

The FIT grants CHF 100’000 to Bloom Biorenewables

Bloom Biorenewables has obtained a Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000 from the FIT. The EPFL spin-off develops an alternative to petroleum, by converting the most abundant non-edible biopolymers into added-value chemical products.

The FIT grants CHF 500’000 to CREAL

CREAL has obtained a Tech Growth loan of CHF 500’000 from the FIT. Based at the EPFL Innovation Park, the start-up develops a light-field display technology for virtual and augmented reality, which brings true optical depth and a better immersion.

CHF 20’000 FOR MAGMA LEARNING

Magma Learning has been awarded a FIT Digital Grant of CHF 20’000. The EPFL-based start-up has developed a personalised learning platform using artificial intelligence.

CHF 20’000 FOR CODEX

FIT’s jury has chosen to support Codex with a FIT Digital Grant of CHF 20’000. The EPFL-based startup has developed an application for the gamification of museum tours.

Lausanne-based startup Freelane receives CHF 70,000 in FIT funding

Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) has awarded Freelane a total of CHF 70,000 in funding: a CHF 20,000 FIT Digital Grant and a CHF 50,000 FIT Digital by EHL Seed Loan.

FIT awards a CHF 100,000 loan to EH Group

Renens-based EH Group, a startup developing innovative and eco-friendly fuel cell technology, has been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan by Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

FIT awards a CHF 100,000 loan to ratioX

Lausanne-based startup ratioX has just been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The firm has developed an automatic gearbox that makes electric bicycles easier and more durable.

FIT awards a CHF 50,000 loan to Logmind

Logmind, a local startup developing AI-accelerated analytics software, has been awarded a CHF 50,000 Digital Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

Vaud based startup Terapet obtains a CHF 100,000 FIT loan

Terapet, a startup based near Nyon, has just been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The company has developed technology that dramatically improves the precision of proton therapy, an advanced form of radiotherapy for treating cancer.

TOP100 2019

Switzerland, champion of innovation

For the ninth time, the 100 best Swiss start-ups (TOP100_2019) were selected and listed in a ranking published by IFJ (Institut für Jungunternehmen) and PME Magazine. Among the companies selected, 20 are supported by the FIT.

Congratulations to Flyability, Lunaphore Technologies, BestMile, Gamaya, Astrocast, Volumina Medical, Cellestia Biotech, Daphne Technology, CREAL3D, Insolight, AgroSustain, Eyeware Tech, GRZ Technologies, LiGenTec, SwissDeCode, ScanTrust, Nanogence, G-Therapeutics, Mirrakoi and OneVisage !